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Babel Utopia and Science Fictions of Language
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Nineteen EightyFour 1984
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accept action analogies argument arms race Aslef assert atomic bomb Babel basic called Chapter Chomsky's claim communicative competence concept context course critical criticise crucial defence deterrent discourse dominant dystopia E.P. Thompson economic effect English example fact Falklands George Orwell grammar Habermas hearer human language idea ideal speech situation ideological implied Ingsoc interaction kind langue linguistic science logic means metaphor military mind missiles myth nature Newspeak Nineteen Eighty-Four notion noun nuclear arms nuclear weapons nukespeak null-A offer Orwell Orwell's Orwellian paradox particular peace movement perhaps phrase political possible pragmatics propaganda question reality refer rhetoric role Russians Saussure schema science fiction script seems semantic sense sentence Smythe social Soviet Union speak speakers specific speech acts Strange Loop structure symbolic talk theory things thought threat unemployment universal language utopian utopian language utterances verbal verbs vocabulary Whorfian words